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What Happened on October 18, 1867

Historical Events


Treaty of InterestAlaska Purchase

Alaska Purchase: US takes formal possession of Alaska from Russia, having paid $7.2 million

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The check used by the United States to purchase Alaska at less than 2 cents an acre
The check used by the United States to purchase Alaska at less than 2 cents an acre
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1867 Highlights

About October 18, 1867

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 153 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra